Religious Traditions and Egalitarian Spirit Case Study of Enculturation of Egalitarianism Values in Tahlilan Ritual in Javanese Rural Muslim Communities

Tadjoer Ridjal, Julian Adam Ridjal, Abdul Rouf, Effy Indriati, Adibah .


This research was conducted by a qualitative approach. The research focus attention was everyday cultural life. The research area emphasized on the tahlilan as the religious ritual tradition within society. Religious ritual traditions were the basis to collect data as representatives of research units by emphasizing the procedures to implement the traditions, the underlying values, including the understanding or thoughts of individual members of society regarding the traditions. The research results showed that religious traditions within rural communities related to typology of their lifestyle sociality. This religious tradition was based on a loose grid but emphasizes strong group ties or a manifestation of egalitarianism principle.

Keywords: enculturation, tahlilan, egalitarianism

DOI: 10.7176/RHSS/14-1-05

Publication date: January 31st 2024

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